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Sunil Soares
Founder and Managing Partner, Information Asset, LLC

Sunil Soares is the founder and managing partner of Information Asset, LLC, a consulting firm that specializes in helping organizations build out their information governance programs. Prior to this role, Sunil was the Director of Information Governance at IBM, and worked with clients across six continents and multiple industries.

Sunil has published a book called "The IBM Data Governance Unified Process" that details the fourteen steps and almost one hundred sub-steps to implement an Information Governance program. The book is currently in its second print and has also been translated into Chinese. Sunil’s second book, "Selling Information Governance to the Business: Best Practices by Industry and Job Function," reviews the best way to approach Information Governance by industry and function. His third book, 'Big Data Governance," will review the importance of information governance for different types of big data such as social media, machine-to-machine, big transaction data, biometrics, and human generated data.

Sunil has also worked at the Financial Services Strategy Consulting Practice of Booz Allen & Hamilton in New York. Sunil lives in New Jersey and holds an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

You can also follow Sunil on Twitter: @sunilsoares1

Keeping Information Governance Agile

Discover six key best practices for planning, implementing, and assessing big data projects in a continual process

October 18, 2013 | by Sunil Soares, Founder and Managing Partner, Information Asset, LLC
Discover six key best practices for planning, implementing, and assessing big data projects in a continual process

Big Data and the Evolving Role of Governance

How data governance leads and data stewards can embrace and extend the role of big data in their organizations

January 4, 2013 | by Sunil Soares, Founder and Managing Partner, Information Asset, LLC
How data governance leads and data stewards can embrace and extend the role of big data in their organizations

Aligning the Producers and Consumers of Data: A Healthcare Example

Creating organizational awareness through data governance

October 9, 2012 | by Sunil Soares, Founder and Managing Partner, Information Asset, LLC
Creating organizational awareness through data governance

New Book - "Big Data Governance: An Emerging Imperative"

October 1, 2012 | by Sunil Soares, Founder and Managing Partner, Information Asset, LLC
I will be publishing my third book, Big Data Governance: An Emerging Imperative (MC Press, 2012). at the IBM Information on Demand Conference 2012 in Las Vegas. The book includes contributions from more than 30 IBM and non-IBM individuals.  It also has forewords from: Inderpal Bhandari, Vice...

Governance Over Critical Data Elements

10 industry examples that quantify its value

August 27, 2012 | by Sunil Soares, Founder and Managing Partner, Information Asset, LLC
10 industry examples that quantify its value

Integrating Data Governance and Big Data with Business Processes

See an example of applying business processes for integrating data governance and big data from the oil and gas industry

August 3, 2012 | by Sunil Soares, Founder and Managing Partner, Information Asset, LLC
An example from the oil and gas industry

A Framework that Focuses on the Data in Big Data Governance

Big data types, information governance disciplines, industries, and functions

June 13, 2012 | by Sunil Soares, Founder and Managing Partner, Information Asset, LLC
Big data types, information governance disciplines, industries, and functions

Big Data Governance: A Framework to Assess Maturity

April 17, 2012 | by Sunil Soares, Founder and Managing Partner, Information Asset, LLC
Questions to help you assess your organization's current and desired states

Big Data: A Boon For Governance Professionals

A strong big data governance program can take the guesswork out of finding and using the right information to make business decisions

April 2, 2012 | by Sunil Soares, Founder and Managing Partner, Information Asset, LLC
A strong big data governance program can take the guesswork out of finding and using the right information to make business decisions

Governing Customer, Product, Network, and Big Data in Telecommunications

Best practices for managing industry-specific information

March 27, 2012 | by Sunil Soares, Founder and Managing Partner, Information Asset, LLC
Best practices for managing industry-specific information

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